In a close ruling, the Supreme Court decided the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had not properly considered the costs of new regulations limiting mercury and other emissions.
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it had ruled 5-4 against regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency to limit emissions of mercury and other air pollutants from coal-and oil-fired power plants.
The ruling invalidates rules that took effect in April. Irvin Dawid reported on the Supreme Court's decision to consider the case against the regulations back in November. The mercury regulations were the first of their kind, and the ruling is a blow to the environmental agenda of the Obama Administration,
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San Francisco Supervisors Punt Housing Ordinance
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